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Yew wood box made on lathe

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Project by Eric posted 121 days ago 667 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother in law dropped off a big chunk of yew wood and a branch from it as well. I turned this box from a chunk of the branch to see what it would look like and the results are quite impressive. Can’t wait to turn some bowls from the bigger stuff!

-- Eric the "Fabbrocator" Fabbro





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nashranch

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#1 posted 121 days ago

nice looking box outta yew wood.. It is beautiful wood…I have turned lots of goblets and bowls from yew wood

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7Footer

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#2 posted 120 days ago

That is a great looking little box. I’ve got a chunk sitting on my bench that I’ve been meaning to turn into a little box like that, how is it to work with on the lathe? I made a bandsaw box with some of the other yew i have and it was pretty much a nightmare, yew is a strange wood.

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#3 posted 119 days ago

Yew did a good job! Nice grain and finish.

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#4 posted 119 days ago

Very pretty little bowl! Like those knot and swirls on wood and very nice shapes and finish. Great job!

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